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  • Blog Post: Microsoft delivers new school supplies for class this year

    The following post originally appeared as a cross-post on the Microsoft in Education Blog and the Official Microsoft Blog . --- Microsoft delivers new school supplies for class this year By Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Worldwide Education. The stores are chock-full of school supplies,...
  • Blog Post: MIE Minute - EduCast Series, Skype in the Classroom and more

    Ahead of the new academic year starting in September, we're pleased to be back with more news and resources from the MIE Minute Newsletter. As always, we have the three shareable items that our MIE Experts will be circulating throughout their networks, and in addition to this we are excited to share...
  • Blog Post: OneNote for Students - Collaborating in the classroom with a OneNote Class Notebook [Interactive Tutorial]

    The need for collaboration and communication between and among students and teachers is a high priority within education, and having the appropriate technology to seamlessly blend this in to day-to-day teaching and learning is key. In recent weeks we’ve been exploring some of the interactive...
  • Blog Post: OneNote for Students – Getting the most out of OneNote [Interactive Tutorial]

    Creating notes during classes, or researching a topic for a project or assignment will often involve having to gather information from a variety of sources and in a number of different formats. Thanks to OneNote, students are able to easily collate, organise, annotate, link, share and protect their work...
  • Blog Post: Bringing the world into your classroom, updates to Sway and OneNote – all in the MIE Minute

    The MIE Minute newsletter was sent out to our Expert Educators all over the world last week, and we’re pleased to be able to share some of the items included within it to our wider education audience. For those of you unfamiliar with the MIE Minute, it is an email publication sent out to our...
  • Blog Post: OneNote for Students – Working faster with OneNote [Interactive Tutorial]

    It may sound cliché, but all students are individuals. No matter what age they are, whether they are at primary schools, sixth form college or university, they will each have their own ways of note taking and studying that work for them. Being able to enjoy the flexibility of creating and organising...
  • Blog Post: GUEST POST: Surface 3 in education – a student’s view

    Contained within last week’s blog post announcing the 10% educational discount on the Surface 3 , was a case-study video shot at Wymondham High Academy , all about the effects of such a device on the day to day endeavours of a student. Harry Traynor, a Microsoft Global Ambassador and student at...
  • Blog Post: Tweetmeet with Anthony Salcito this Thursday – MIE Minute newsletter

    It’s been a couple of weeks since we last shared content from the MIE Minute newsletter with you, but fear not, a new edition is hot off the press and we’re here to bring you the latest from the world of our Expert Educators. The big news this week is that Anthony Salcito, VP of Worldwide...
  • Blog Post: What hidden gems are already lurking in your Office 365 Suite?

    The following is a guest post from Gerald Haigh . Say ‘hidden gem’, and I think of a lonely beach in Scotland where I flew kites with my daughters many years ago, or that amazing Yorkshire pub where my late mother loved to go for lunch. So when my Microsoft Education friends talk of their...
  • Blog Post: Getting Started: OneNote Web App

    Originally posted on the Office Blogs 28th January The OneNote Web App lets you capture and access notes and ideas from any web browser. With no download required, you can use it anywhere: at your friend’s house, at the airport, or even on a device that doesn’t have OneNote already installed. If you...
  • Blog Post: Eastleigh College work with Microsoft to deliver an E-portfolio Strategy that has improved their OFSTED Rating and student completion

    Eastleigh College’s Computer Sciences lecturing team wanted to provide an up-to-date and highly vocational experience to their students, whilst having an easy solution for sharing notes and PowerPoint slides to the class. Microsoft OneNote and the Microsoft Interactive Classroom add-in for PowerPoint...
  • Blog Post: Get started using OneNote

    Some of you might want to know what OneNote is. It's the ultimate digital notebook. Think of it as a giant container where you can collect and organise all sorts of information. You can use it as a scrapbook, photo album, research notebook, and more. A OneNote notebook is organised like a traditional...
  • Blog Post: Webinar: Intro to OneNote

    Originally posted on One Note blog This 15 minute webinar shows you how to get started with OneNote - and why. You can learn what OneNote is or upgrade your skills with a few tricks I've learned along the way. What you will learn: It's your digital notebook Why scrapbook digitally? What you can put in...
  • Blog Post: OneNote and SharePoint 2010: Online Collaboration and Social Independent Learning (part 1)

    First in a series of guest posts from Adrian Edgar , Independent Education Consultant. Director of ICT and SMT at Culford School for 7 Years. Last week I was lucky enough to be part of the Microsoft Education team at BETT 2012 . I spoke on the subject of using OneNote 2010 and SharePoint 2010 MySites...
  • Blog Post: Teaching with OneNote: How students benefit

    Originally posted by Michael C. Oldenburg on the OneNote Blog : For Kelvin Dueck, a Math and Science teacher from the town of Pitt Meadows in Canada, using OneNote 2010 on his Windows Tablet PC has turned out to be one of the best-ever teaching solutions he could have hoped for — both inside...
  • Blog Post: OneNote and Learning Styles

    Last year, I wrote about the booklet on OneNote and Learning Styles produced by Ole Lauridsen from the Aarhus School of Business, Denmark. Late last year, Ole visited the Microsoft Campus in Seattle and gave a talk about his project, and explained more of the background to supporting different learning...
  • Blog Post: One-derful

    Not sure if I can get away with such a corny title but, hey, I’m trying to unleash my creativity for the summer holidays I’m a fan of OneNote , but I know that it’s relatively undiscovered by teachers and students. It is included in the version of Office Home & Student that’s sold through retailers...
  • Blog Post: Learning about Learning Styles

    A few years ago, you couldn’t go to an education conference without hearing all about learning styles (Auditory, Visual, Tactual, Kinesthetic & Verbal). Now it’s as though it never happened – conferences are all talking about personalisation, policy and practitioners. Even though it’s no longer trendy...
  • Blog Post: Ultimate Steal Update

    Things are still going strong on the Ultimate Steal website (Office 2007 Ultimate for students, for £38.95 - as long as they have a .ac.uk email address). Over the last couple of months this special offer has made the news in quite a few colleges & universities, and the web has been abuzz about the...
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